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Celebrate the 4th with Friend Dog Studios (and George Washington…)

Ben Auxier plays our 1st President, the big guy himself, George Washington.  He's a little confused about life in the present but he's really...

Actor Chad Crenshaw on the Enjoyable Part of Acting

In this short clip actor Chad Crenshaw talks about how acting is different from other artistic endeavors, and why it's so enjoyable for him. ...
The three Friend Dog Studios guys, Brian Huther, Ben Auxier and Seth Macchi sit together at a long table covered in papers. They are speaking into large studio micraphones. Brian Huther is featured in the foreground.

Friend Dog Studios

Friend Dog Studios are the funniest comedians/actors I’ve seen in a long time.  And trust me, I’m old.  I’ve seen a lot.  I have...
A close up picture of actor Seth Macchi. He's wearing a navy blue tee-shirt. His bright blue eyes reflect the color of his shirt and he smiles effortlessly at the camera.

Friend Dog Studios’ Seth Macchi on His Character, Jimmy Britches

If ever there were a character who reminds you of your cousin who never moved on from high school, muscle cars and Van Halen,...
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Want to be an Actor?

Friend Dog Studios' Ben Auxier talks about his mother's reaction when he told her he wanted to be an actor.  But he did it...
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Friend Dog Studios – Oprah Loves Bread!

Who doesn't love bread?  People with Siliac disease.  But everyone else loves it.  Oprah is not alone, but perhaps she is a little obsessed. ...
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Friend Dog Studios’ Making a Masterpiece – Part 3: The...

Finally!  The third installment in the "Making a Masterpiece" series.  You've seen, "The People", you've seen "The Process" and now comes, "The Product".  This...
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“Her Own Devices” – Be the Hero of Your Own Story

Her Own Devices at Kansas City Public Theater   Now through May 19, Her Own Devices, a play written by Lindsay Adams and directed by Elizabeth...
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Friend Dog Studios’ “Fake News Now”

Brian Huther and Ben Auxier make especially talented news anchors in their new news show, "Fake News Now".  No matter what your politics, you've...
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Star Wars Fans Watch Out for C2D2’s The Revenent II!

Kansas City actors, Chad Crenshaw and Davis DeRock have made an Ode to The Revenant with this short film The Revenant II.  Sure it's Winter,...

The IFC of Kansas City – Why It’s Important

While local colleges and universities boast a number of highly qualified film instructors, something of the “real world” goes unacknowledged.   Often times film...
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Friend Dog Studios Presents, 2016: The Movie

Friend Dog Studios does it again with 2016:  The Movie.  Satire finds a home in this frighteningly accurate trailer for a movie that doesn't...